Yes, SQL*Loader is Faster at Loading Records

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Someone asked on StackOverflow how to get loading a 1,000,000 records to be faster in SQL Developer. My answer was basically, don’t use SQL Developer to load 1,000,000 records, use SQL*Loader. Now, I also reminded folks that you can USE SQL Developer to build your SQL*Loader scenario. There’s 2 ways actually: Query existing records, export to Loader (Keep Reading this …

Data Modeler Tip: Assigning a SCHEMA to Your Objects

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Was helping someone on Stackoverflow this morning, and thought you might enjoy seeing this process as well. PROBLEM: You’ve created a schema script, you’ve generated the DDL, and you ran it on your brand-spankin’ new database. Except. Except, you ran that script as SYS, and your schema scripts didn’t have a SCHEMA defined. So you’ve corrupted your SYS schema!!! How …

Sell Me on Oracle SQLcl in 50 Seconds

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Why would I use SQLcl over something else? History recap: we introduced a new command-line interface for the Oracle Database in 2016. It’s everything you like about SQL*Plus, and everything you didn’t like about SQL*Plus – fixed. Do you have a minute? Watch this, then take 10 seconds to consider how YOU might use it. Everyday Things, Easier Just in …

Updated Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) Slides and Video

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After presenting this topic a few times over the years, I decided on a different take this Spring: I would start by introducing some requirements for a new project, and how ORDS fits into that and delivers what you need. I’ve also embedded our latest 15 minute video demonstration – enjoy! REST Enabling your Oracle Database (2018 Update) from Jeff …